Top 17 Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone film message.

I can't believe it took me 18 years to notice this...In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry's scar hurt not because of Snape, but because he was facing the back of Quirrell's head aka Voldemort.
I can't believe it took me 18 years to notice this...In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry's scar hurt not because of Snape, but because he was facing the back of Quirrell's head aka Voldemort.
Aunt Petunia is visible in the background of this scene dyeing Dudley's old clothes grey for Harry's uniform. This is only ever mentioned in the book.
Aunt Petunia is visible in the background of this scene dyeing Dudley's old clothes grey for Harry's uniform. This is only ever mentioned in the book.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Trivia

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  1. You can see a portrait of Anne Boleyn hanging in the staircase. Anne, a wife of Henry VIII, was accused of being a witch, and subsequently executed.

  2. Sedicated to playing the role of Hermione Granger, Emma Watson actually wrote out sentences with ink, quill, and parchment during several scenes in the movie.

  3. the cgi troll scene finished so late in post production that Daniel Radcliffe's voice got noticeably deeper by the time of his dub for the scene.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - As an allusion to the book, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), shown in the background is Aunt Petunia dyeing Dudley's old clothes for Harry's uniform. In the extended cut of the film, there is even an extra scene where Harry asks her about the clothes.
    As an allusion to the book, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), shown in the background is Aunt Petunia dyeing Dudley's old clothes for Harry's uniform. In the extended cut of the film, there is even an extra scene where Harry asks her about the clothes.
  • At the end of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, when Dumbledore tells Harry that Nicholas Flamel will die, the portrait in the background shows a nurse blows out a candle at the bedside of her patient.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Hidden Details

1 - Hermione points out that Ron has "dirt on [his] nose". Despite not being discussed till the second movie, this 'dirt' is residual soot from his Floo-powder trip to King's Cross station.
Hermione points out that Ron has "dirt on [his] nose". Despite not being discussed till the second movie, this 'dirt' is residual soot from his Floo-powder trip to King's Cross station.
1 - Each house on Privet Drive had nearly identical 1998 Vauxall Vectras.
Each house on Privet Drive had nearly identical 1998 Vauxall Vectras.
1 - A group of students are seen exiting the Reptile House wearing green, a house color of Slytherin, whose sigil is a snake
A group of students are seen exiting the Reptile House wearing green, a house color of Slytherin, whose sigil is a snake
1 - The reason Harry's conversation with the snake is understandable by the viewer is because it's a private conversation from Harry's perspective. In Chamber of Secrets, the conversation is Parseltongue because it's in front of a lot of students.
The reason Harry's conversation with the snake is understandable by the viewer is because it's a private conversation from Harry's perspective. In Chamber of Secrets, the conversation is Parseltongue because it's in front of a lot of students.
1 - When Harry and Ron play Wizard's Chess, the Queen piece captures the opposing Knight piece. Later on, the Trio have to play a life-sized version of the game. Ron (as a Knight) sacrifices himself, being captured by the opposing Queen piece.
When Harry and Ron play Wizard's Chess, the Queen piece captures the opposing Knight piece. Later on, the Trio have to play a life-sized version of the game. Ron (as a Knight) sacrifices himself, being captured by the opposing Queen piece.
1 - Harry's clothes are too big for him. They're hand-me-down's of Dudley's because the Dursley's wouldn't buy him his own clothes
Harry's clothes are too big for him. They're hand-me-down's of Dudley's because the Dursley's wouldn't buy him his own clothes
1 - And Home Alone (1990), both Harry and Kevin wear similar outfits. Both movies were directed by Chris Columbus.
And Home Alone (1990), both Harry and Kevin wear similar outfits. Both movies were directed by Chris Columbus.
1 - First time I notice this but Snape has a subtle smile after Harry wins his first Quidditch game and he's safe after the spell on his broom.
First time I notice this but Snape has a subtle smile after Harry wins his first Quidditch game and he's safe after the spell on his broom.
1 - . The Dursley's own the same exact car model as two of their neighbours.
. The Dursley's own the same exact car model as two of their neighbours.
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone poster
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone poster

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Plot

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Director Chris Columbus
Stars Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Saunders Triplets
IMDB score 7.6